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  1. Schneider, Sedins slip Canucks past Blackhawks

    Feb 1, 2012, 1:33 AM EDT

    Cory Schneider

    Vancouver generates the highlight of the game and the win.

  2. Binghamton Senators defeated Houston Aeros for their first-ever Calder Cup win last night

    Jun 8, 2011, 11:28 AM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

    The Binghamton Senators won the 2011 Calder Cup last night with a 3-2 win against the Houston Aeros. Read more about their AHL championship victory in this post.

  3. Canucks outlasted the Bruins in third period, but how much did Game 1 really tell us?

    Jun 2, 2011, 12:08 AM EDT

    Raffi Torres ; Tim Thomas;

    Both teams have negatives and positives to take from Game 1, but it’s tough not to wonder how much we really learned about this Bruins-Canucks series after a strange first set.

  4. Bruins overcome Dwayne Roloson’s brilliance, advance to Stanley Cup finals with 1-0 win

    May 27, 2011, 11:35 PM EDT

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    Dwayne Roloson nearly stole the game with his 37-save performance, but Nathan Horton’s goal was all Tim Thomas and the Bruins needed to win 1-0. This catapults Boston into its first Stanley Cup finals appearance since 1990.

  5. Tampa Bay holds on to win wild Game 6, pushes series with Boston to Game 7

    May 25, 2011, 11:38 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Six

    Both teams’ top players showed up in Game 6, but the Lightning were just a little bit better. Learn how they pushed the Bruins to another Game 7 by reading this recap.

  6. Tim Thomas helps Boston steal a 3-1 Game 5 win, Bruins gain 3-2 series lead

    May 23, 2011, 11:57 PM EDT

    thomasgetty

    The Lightning dominated long stretches of Game 5, but Tim Thomas made 33 saves to help the Bruins steal a 3-1 win. Read all about how Boston earned their 3-2 series lead in this post.

  7. Special teams makes the difference for Canucks; Vancouver takes 4-2 win and 3-1 series lead

    May 22, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT

    Alex Burrows, Antti Niemi

    The Sharks and Canucks switched roles from Game 3 to Game 4, as special teams fueled Vancouver’s 4-2 win. San Jose finds themselves down 3-1 in the series with their captain Joe Thornton’s health in question.

  8. Bruins score early, Tim Thomas shuts out Lightning to give Boston 2-1 series lead

    May 19, 2011, 11:30 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Three

    David Krejci scored about a minute into the game and that’s all the Bruins would need as Tim Thomas earned a 31-save shutout. Boston cruised to a 2-0 win and 2-1 series lead in Game 3.

  9. Canucks dominate third period, take 1-0 series lead over Sharks with 3-2 win

    May 15, 2011, 11:30 PM EDT

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    Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin

    The Canucks wore down the Sharks in the third period to take a 3-2 win and 1-0 series lead. This post recaps that exciting game.

  10. 2011 IIHF World Championships: Finland tops Sweden for gold, Czechs take brozne

    May 15, 2011, 8:54 PM EDT

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    Sweden v Finland - 2011 IIHF World Championship

    Finland took its second ever IIHF World Championships gold medal with a 6-1 win against Sweden while the Czech Republic foiled Russia for the bronze.

  11. Rivalry rekindled: Sweden, Finland will fight for 2011 World Championships gold medal

    May 13, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT

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    Sweden and Finland will add another chapter to their rivalry in the gold medal game of the 2011 World Championships tournament. Sweden beat the Czech Republic 5-2 while Finland shut down Russia 3-0 today.

  12. Ryan Kesler, Canucks grind their way to Western Conference finals with 2-1 win vs. Predators

    May 9, 2011, 11:47 PM EDT

    Mike Fisher, Ryan Kesler

    There was a lot of talk about what the Canucks couldn’t do it this series, but ultimately the Predators own shortcomings shined the brightest. The biggest one might have been their lack of an answer for Ryan Kesler, who earned assists on both of Vancouver’s goals.

  13. Joel Ward and Ryan Kesler put on a show, Predators edge Canucks 4-3

    May 8, 2011, 12:04 AM EDT

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    David Legwand, Joel Ward

    Ryan Kesler continues his star/villain turn for the Canucks, but he made way for a co-star tonight, as Joel Ward powered the Predators’ 4-3 win with an outstanding (and surprising) performance.

  14. US team beats France 3-2 in 2011 WC, adds James van Riemsdyk to the mix

    May 7, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New Jersey Devils

    The United States moved closer to the 2011 World Championships’ quarterfinals with a 3-2 win against France. That isn’t the only good news, though, as James van Riemsdyk will add a bunch of punch to the lineup soon.

  15. Ryan Kesler confirms villain status, scores highlight reel goal as Vancouver takes 3-1 series lead

    May 6, 2011, 12:08 AM EDT

    Ryan Kesler

    It was a rough and ugly game, but Ryan Kesler’s game winning goal provided a beautiful moment. His performances in the last two games might also make him the Predators’ first true playoff villain, too.

  16. Canucks cash in on shaky penalty call, beat Predators in OT for 2-1 series lead

    May 4, 2011, 1:18 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Nashville Predators - Game Three

    The Canucks were probably the better team in Game 3, but their overtime win ended up being controversial because of a shaky penalty call on Predators defenseman Shea Weber.

  17. Lightning take a shocking 3-0 series lead; Who’s to blame in Washington?

    May 3, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT

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    The Lightning continued their streak of strong play in third periods by stunning the Capitals to take a 3-0 series lead. This post answers your natural question: what’s wrong with Washington?

  18. Vincent Lecavalier scores twice, Lightning stun Capitals in OT to take 2-0 series lead

    May 1, 2011, 10:52 PM EDT

    Vincent Lacavalier, Teddy Purcell

    The Lightning rode great performances by Dwayne Roloson, Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier and some lucky bounces to a 3-2 OT win against the Capitals. The Bolts go back to Tampa Bay with a shocking 2-0 lead in the series.

  19. David Krejci, Bruins get first measure of revenge against Flyers with crushing 7-3 win

    Apr 30, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers - Game One

    David Krejci gouged the Flyers with two goals and two assists as the Bruins dominated Philadelphia 7-3 in Game 1. Philly faces more goalie questions while Boston’s only true concern was their power play.

  20. Sharks earn another OT win, take 1-0 series lead against Red Wings

    Apr 30, 2011, 1:38 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v San Jose Sharks - Game One

    The Sharks earned their fourth OT win of these young playoffs by beating the Red Wings 2-1 in Game 1. Get the rundown of Friday’s late game in this post.

  21. Post-game reactions from Tampa Bay’s Game 1 win vs. Washington (video)

    Apr 30, 2011, 12:26 AM EDT

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    Michal Neuvirth, Steven Stamkos

    This story includes post-game reactions from both sides of Game 1 along with commentary from the Versus crew.

  22. Tampa Bay rides Game 7 momentum, beats Washington 4-2 in Game 1

    Apr 29, 2011, 10:41 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Ryan Malone, Dominic Moore

    The Lightning came off a grinding Game 7 win to beat the well-rested Capitals 4-2 in Game 1 of their semifinals series. Tampa Bay received contributions from stars and lesser-known players alike in this contest.

  23. Dwayne Roloson steals spotlight, shuts out Penguins in Game 7

    Apr 27, 2011, 11:43 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Lightning v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Seven

    Dwayne Roloson’s 36-save shutout and Sean Bergenheim’s mirror image goal was all the Lightning needed for a 1-0 Game 7 win over the Penguins in Pittsburgh.

  24. Bruins need overtime to kill off Canadiens in Game 7, will face more demons in Round 2

    Apr 27, 2011, 11:01 PM EDT

    Nathan Horton, Adam McQuaid, Zdeno Chara, Milan Lucic

    The Bruins and Canadiens played another great game, but Boston beat their historical rivals in Game 7 thanks to Nathan Horton’s second OT winner of the series.

  25. Another choking label erased? Joe Thornton, Sharks take series with dramatic OT win

    Apr 26, 2011, 1:55 AM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    The 2011 playoffs continue to dispel “choking” arguments, as Joe Thornton scored the overtime goal that ended the Kings-Sharks series. Read all about another dramatic game in this post.

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